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Upshaw v. United States (1948)

  • By: John R. Vile
  • In: Encyclopedia of the Fourth Amendment
  • Edited by: John R. Vile & David L. Hudson Jr.
  • Subject:American Political History, American Political Thought, Law & Courts

Upshaw v. United States, 335 U.S. 410 (1948), is a U.S. Supreme Court decision that shows links between the use of the exclusionary rule in Fourth Amendment cases limiting searches and seizures and Fifth Amendment cases limiting compulsory confessions.

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